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Top 10 Herbal Remedies for Weight Loss

by Dr Vaid Ji on Jan 25, 2024

Top 10 Herbal Remedies for Weight Loss

Ayurveda emphasizes a holistic approach to weight management, incorporating lifestyle practices, dietary adjustments, and the use of certain herbs. Here are 10 Ayurvedic herbs that are traditionally considered for supporting weight management:

  • Guggul (Commiphora wightii):

Guggul is believed to have metabolism-boosting properties and may support fat metabolism.

  • Triphala:

A combination of three fruits (Amalaki, Bibhitaki, Haritaki), Triphala is known for its digestive benefits and is believed to help in detoxification.

  • Garcinia Cambogia (Vrikshamla):

Garcinia cambogia is traditionally used in Ayurveda for its potential to inhibit fat synthesis and appetite.

  • Fenugreek (Methi):

Fenugreek seeds may help in managing appetite and supporting digestion.

  • Turmeric (Curcuma longa):

Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties and may contribute to weight management.

  • Cinnamon (Dalchini):

Cinnamon is thought to help balance blood sugar levels, which can impact weight management.

  • Musta (Cyperus rotundus):

Musta is traditionally used to support digestion and may have a calming effect on the digestive system.

  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes):

Vidanga is believed to have anti-obesity properties and may support metabolism.

  • Ginger (Adrak):

Ginger is known for its digestive benefits and may help in managing appetite.

  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera):

Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that may help in managing stress-related weight gain.